Paola Monaco di Arianello was born in Genoa in 1982. She is an Industrial designer living in Milan, Italy. She studied Industrial Design at the Faculty of Architecture in Genoa and at the University of Lapland - Lapin Yliopisto (Faculty of Art and Design), and then at the Politecnico of Milano. Since 2008 she works with Carlotta de Bevilacqua with whom she develops various projects in the field of lighting design. Her design is ispired by fondamental values like clarity, simplicity, concreteness, quality, comunication, taking into account very different functional and psychological needs of people.